ANNOUNCEMENT: Site Closures/COVID-19 Updates

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Free Tax Help Available to Chicago Residents

Qualified Chicago families and individuals can receive free tax return preparation and e-filing at tax sites located across the city.

The City of Chicago is committed to ensuring that hardworking Chicagoans can access free tax services to file their returns and claim their tax refunds. The City of Chicago works with its nonprofit partner, Ladder Up, to offer free tax help throughout the tax season and at various points in the off-season.

Please note that due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation, all tax sites are closed and in-person services suspended through at least Thursday, April 30, 2020.


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